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’Harry Potter’ stars up for theater awards

Created: 12/06/2013 11:36 AM KSTP.com

(AP) LONDON - Former "Harry Potter" stars Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint are both prize contenders for performances on the London stage.

Ex-boy wizard Radcliffe is a best-actor finalist at the WhatsOnStage awards for "The Cripple of Inishmaan." Grint, who played Ron Weasley, is nominated as newcomer of the year for his stage debut as a gangland flunky in "Mojo."

Other acting nominees announced Friday include Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, James McAvoy and Helen Mirren _ for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II in Peter Morgan’s "The Audience."

"The Audience" is up for best new play, along with David Greig’s "The Events," John Logan’s "Peter and Alice," Rory Kinnear’s "The Herd" and "Chimerica" by Lucy Kirkwood.

The awards, run by website whatsonstage.com, are decided by public vote. Winners will be announced Feb. 23.

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